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Halloween for dogs is back once again with Wag-O-Ween taking place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 19.

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Little Blessings, 112 W. Kentucky Ave., owned and operated by Cassie Groves, opened on the South side of the square on Oct. 2.

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"I almost forgot what he looks like in the daylight," my husband said, as he called me with urgent news from home Monday morning: Our younger son had left his room.

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The Franklin BPW holds Kentucky Professional Women's Week Activities Annually during the 3rd full week of October. The community is invited to attend any or all of the events. For more information contact Sharon Taylor-Carrillo 615-319-6531 or email FranklinBPW@gmail.com.

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A second clean up of Drakes Creek will start at noon on Oct. 20. Those participating in the clean will meet at the parks BPW Pavilion, the one closest to the creek in the shade, and everyone will split from there. Volunteers will clean up trash and debris from the banks of the creek as well …

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue spent some 11 hours on the scene of a fire on I-65 involving tires in the trailer portion of a tractor-trailer truck on Monday, Oct. 7.

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Franklin Police say a counterfeit $10 bill was turned in at Kentucky Downs on Thursday, Oct. 10.

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The first year for the Stories From The Heart program at the Simpson County Detention Center offered through the Simpson County Literacy Center is coming to a close.

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The Franklin-Simpson Planning and Zoning Commission gave preliminary approval to Kentucky Downs during their meeting on Oct. 1 to start construction on an expansion plan covering three phases.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car officially opened a location in Franklin on Aug. 5 on US 31-W with a celebratory ribbon-cutting on Oct. 2.

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Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce joined Precision Power on Oct. 3, to celebrate the opening of the company's Franklin location.

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My name is Alexandria Enjoli Geery. I am a senior at Franklin-Simpson High School. After I graduate, though I have not picked one, I hope to attend college. I hope to major in english, while minoring in business. I would like to be an editor, preferably for books.

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In September I announced aggressive changes to Western Kentucky University's scholarship program, which will nearly double the percentage of our incoming freshman class receiving some type of institutional award.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 39 calls during September including two to structure fires.

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In 2018, for the first time, people who took public transportation to work in the U.S. had higher median earnings than those who drove themselves. But the highest-earning people in the "median earnings by means of transportation to work" statistics released by the Census Bureau last month we…

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Franklin Police arrested a Hartville, Missouri man on 10 charges after a pursuit involving the 18-wheeler truck he was driving on Sunday, Oct. 6.

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The members of the Knights of Columbus presented a check to the Franklin Elementary School on Sept. 27.

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A barn at 152 Salem Road in northeast Simpson County was destroyed by fire on Friday, Sept. 27.

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On Friday, Aug. 23, the South Central Workforce Development Board (in conjunction with the Franklin-Simpson Industrial Authority and Logan Economic alliance for Development) hosted a one-day tour for several Fort Campbell organizations in efforts to educate soldiers transitioning out of the …

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Ten 2019 high school graduates from Simpson County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

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The Voluntary Travel ID or Real ID underwent a trial run in Franklin and Woodford counties earlier this summer in the circuit court clerk's offices.

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A federal grand jury has indicted a Franklin man on three charges following an investigation by the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force and Bowling Green Office of Homeland Security Investigations.

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On Aug. 29, Med Center Health was awarded a contract to provide school nurse services for Simpson County after the Barren River District Health Department announced it would no longer be able to provide services for school systems in the 10-county Barren River Area Development District (BRADD).

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The Boys and Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson has expanded its feeding program for the kids at the club by recently inviting community members and organizations in the community to become more involved.